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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (79) 2014-03-24

AECHMEA ‘Blotches’ n/a <1981

cv. of caudata with almost black leaf tips and blotches - (See 'Blue Tips', 'Melanocrater' & 'Fire Chief') - Bright orange inflorescence - (Same as 'Melanocrater'?) - Tropiflora said, "This species can survive light freezes w/no damage - grows to 24" tall in a funnel-form rosette w/fairly wide green leaves which are heavily blotched w/dark brown or black - the inflorescence is a long lasting cluster of short branches in flaming orange and yellow". Caudata Group

Seed Parent: caudata
TF1981, CargoRpt#6-5, MB1998